Metropolitan Museum of Art to Celebrate Presidents' Day with 'Met Holiday Monday', 2/18

At The Cloisters museum and gardens, visitors will find masterpieces of the Museum's renowned collection of medieval art, including the famed Unicorn Tapestries, and hundreds of examples of exquisite staiNed Glass, metalwork, enamels, ivories, and paintings, all in a magnificent architectural setting along the Hudson River that evokes the Middle Ages. The Cloisters is located in Fort Tryon Park, in northern Manhattan.

Related Programs and Amenities
In the Metropolitan's main building, Charles H. Tally Holiday Monday Family Programs specially organized for February 18 include discussion and sketching activities that will be available for families with children ages 5 through 12 at 11 a.m., noon, 1:15 and 2:30 p.m. These programs are free with Museum admission.

Museum cafés and restaurants and several of the Museum gift shops in the main building, as well as the gift shop at The Cloisters, will be open.

Upcoming Holiday Mondays
The Museum's main building and The Cloisters will also be open this spring on three additional major Monday holidays: Spring Break (March 25 and April 1) and Memorial Day (May 27).

A different selection of galleries and exhibitions will be open each Holiday Monday.

Credits: George Bellows: Made possible by The Peter Jay Sharp Foundation. Organized by the National Gallery of Art, Washington, in association with The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, and the Royal Academy of Arts, London. Supported by an indemnity from the Federal Council on the Arts and the Humanities. Matisse: In Search of True Painting: Made possible in part by Vacheron Constantin. Additional support provided by the Jane and Robert Carroll Fund and the Diane W. and James E. Burke Fund. Organized by The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, in collaboration with the Statens Museum for Kunst, Copenhagen, and the Centre Pompidou, Musée National d'Art Moderne, Paris. Supported by an indemnity from the Federal Council on the Arts and the Humanities.